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The Resource Mythology, written by Neil Philip

Mythology, written by Neil Philip

Label
Mythology
Title
Mythology
Statement of responsibility
written by Neil Philip
Title variation
Eyewitness mythology
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This is an intriguing and captivating introduction to the culturally diverse world of mythology. Discover everything from creation myths, the origin of humans, and mythical beasts, to gods and goddesses - and explore how different mythologies explain the mysteries of our world. Find out about the supernatural powers of the gods, the mystical powers of shamans, the purpose of the Native American Sun Dance, and the story behind the stunning medicine beaver mask. Discover who swallowed the Sun god Ra, the secrets of the towering totem pole, how many animals make a Chimera, who had snakes for hair, the magical powers of Thor's hammer, and much, much more! With stunning photographs of masks, jewellery, and sculptures, Eyewitness Mythology offers a unique view of mythology and its gods, goddesses, heroes and monsters. See Native American love dolls, a fire-breathing dragon, African trickster Eshu, and the one-eyed Cyclops. Includes a fact-filled wall chart perfect for bedrooms or classrooms
Member of
Summary
Surveys the treatment of gods, goddesses, the heavens, creation, death, and evil as expressed in various mythologies around the world
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
205502
Cataloging source
NLE
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Philip, Neil
Dewey number
398.2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Eyewitness
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mythology
  • Mythology
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Mythology, written by Neil Philip
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Discover the amazing adventures of gods, heroes, and magical beasts in extraordinary stories from around the world."--Cover
  • First published: 1990
Bibliography note
Includes webibliography (page 69) and index
Carrier category
  • volume
  • volume
  • sheet
Carrier category code
  • nc
  • nc
  • nb
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000060000291
Dimensions
28 cm.
Edition
Third edition.
Extent
72 pages
Isbn
9780241297186
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
colour illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)989058759
Label
Mythology, written by Neil Philip
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Discover the amazing adventures of gods, heroes, and magical beasts in extraordinary stories from around the world."--Cover
  • First published: 1990
Bibliography note
Includes webibliography (page 69) and index
Carrier category
  • volume
  • volume
  • sheet
Carrier category code
  • nc
  • nc
  • nb
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000060000291
Dimensions
28 cm.
Edition
Third edition.
Extent
72 pages
Isbn
9780241297186
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
colour illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)989058759

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